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Mountain Hike recommended route

Kreuzspitze

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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MARTIN BUSCH HÜTTE -> KREUZSPITZE
difficult
Distance 11.5 km
5:00 h
1,631 m
88 m
3,427 m
1,884 m
The Kreuzspitze is one of the highest peaks of Ötztal Alps which can be reached via a footpath and without having to cross any ice fields.

From the peak you enjoy superb panorama views of all surrounding glaciers and huts.

 

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Update: March 25, 2022
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Highest point
3,427 m
Lowest point
1,884 m
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More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Vent (1,883 m)
Coordinates:
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46.863330, 10.917000
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46°51'48.0"N 10°55'01.2"E
UTM
32T 646110 5191760
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Destination

Kreuzspitze

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The Kreuzspitze is one of the highest peaks of Ötztal Alps which can be reached via a footpath and without having to cross any ice fields.

From the peak you enjoy superb panorama views of all surrounding glaciers and huts.

 

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all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

 

Getting there

Vent is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking options are available in the mountaineering village Vent 

 - In summertime in front of the village (parking machine, only coins or EC card) and at the chairlift (at the ticket office of the mountain railways)

 - In wintertime only at the chairlift

 Cost: € 5,00 per day/car

Coordinates

DD
46.863330, 10.917000
DMS
46°51'48.0"N 10°55'01.2"E
UTM
32T 646110 5191760
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Ötztaler Wanderbuch | Helga Marberger | Verlag: Tyrolia (german language)

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal, Gurgler Tal, Venter Tal | 1:25.000

Kompass #43 | Ötztaler Alpen, Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

Freytag&Bernd WK 251  | Ötztal, Pitztal, Kaunertal, Wildspitze  | 1:25:000

Kompass | Bike- & Wanderkarte Ötztal | 1:35.000

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Fluchtkogel 3.500 m (Brandenburger Haus)
  • Vent-Breslauer Hütte-Saykogel-Martin Busch Hütte-Kreuzspitze-Vent
  • Vent-Wilder Mann-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte-Guslarspitze-Hochjoch Hospiz-Schöne Aussicht-Vent
  • Guslarspitze - starting from Vernagthütte
  • Vent-Wilder Mann-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte- Guslarspitze-Hochjoch Hospiz-Schöne Aussicht-Vent
  • Vent-Breslauer Hütte-Vernagthütte-Hochjoch Hospiz- Saykogel-Martin Busch Hütte-Kreuzspitze-Vent
  • Diemweg
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
11.5 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,631 m
Descent
88 m
Highest point
3,427 m
Lowest point
1,884 m
Out and back Refreshment stops available Summit route

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